Roger Penrose wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics for discovery about black holes

Professor Sir Roger Penrose, Honorary Fellow and alumnus of St John’s College Cambridge, has jointly won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery that

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Oct. 6, 2020 ~4 min

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Professor Didier Queloz wins 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics for first discovery of an exoplanet

Queloz jointly wins the 2019 Physics Nobel for his work on the first confirmation of an exoplanet – a planet that orbits a star other than our Sun. 

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Oct. 8, 2019 ~8 min

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Cambridge alumnus Sir Peter Ratcliffe awarded 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Sir Peter Ratcliffe, who studied Medicine at the University of Cambridge in 1972, has been jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.

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Oct. 7, 2019 ~2 min

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